Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Republican Farm Bill without the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps.
Congresswoman Karen Bass offered an amendment to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014 (H.R. 2609) that called for no federal funds to be used to implement, administer or enforce fracking in the Inglewood Oil Field for the coming fiscal year.
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued the following statement in reaction to congressional Republicans' press conference on the doubling of student loan interest rates.
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued the following statement on the passing of former Representative William H. Gray (D-Pa.), the first African American to Chair the House Budget Committee as well as the first to serve as majority whip in the House of Representatives.
Rep. Bass Statement on the Passage of the Resolution Calling for an End to the Crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement after the Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed her bipartisan resolution to address the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Congresswoman Karen Bass, a Member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement in reaction to the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Prop 8.
Congresswoman Karen Bass, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down a key component of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Statement On The Nomination of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield To Serve As Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member of the Africa Subcommittee released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the next Assistant Secretary for African Affairs.
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member of the Africa Subcommittee released the following statement on Secretary John Kerry’s selection of former Senator Russ Feingold as Special Envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes Region.
Rep. Bass Joins Los Angeles Hunger Advocate, Food Stamp Recipient in Condemning Proposed Cuts To SNAP Nutrition Program
Congresswoman Karen Bass joined Los Angeles hunger advocates and a recipient of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in speaking out against proposed cuts to food stamp programs in the Farm Bill.